Positive Organizational Study: A Comparison between Private and Government University Teacher


Farah Iqbal, Sobia Shahzad, Sarwat Amin Rattani, Sadaf Mustafa

Abstract


The study conducted explored the relation between Psychological Capital, General Health and Organizational Citizenship Behavior and its variation between the teachers of private and government universities of Karachi, Pakistan. Based on existing literature, following hypotheses were formulated; (1) Difference would be observed in psychological capital of private and government university teachers, (2) Difference would be observed in efficacy levels of private and government university teachers, (3) Individuals with good health will have high psychological capital, (4) Individuals with high OCB will have high psychological capital. Through convenient sampling, 261 teachers teaching at graduate-level were taken as participants. Psychological Capital Questionnaire, General Health Questionnaire and Organizational Citizenship Behavior Checklist were employed. All the hypotheses were proved when results were analyzed through SPSS. In conclusion, people having high psychological capital live healthier life and are more likely to indulge in pro-social activities and organizational citizenship behavior.

Keywords


Psychological capital, Organizational citizenship behavior, General health questionnaire.

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Title

Positive Organizational Study: A Comparison between Private and Government University Teacher

Keywords

Psychological capital, Organizational citizenship behavior, General health questionnaire.

DOI

10.20448/10.20448/journal.500.2017.42.76.81

Date

2017-06-20

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Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Management Studies
Vol 4, No 2 (2017) Page: 76-81

Print ISSN

2518-0096

Online ISSN

2313-7401

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Authors & Affiliations

Farah Iqbal
Department of Psychology, University of Karachi, Karachi
Pakistan

Sobia Shahzad
Department of Sociology, University of Karachi, Karachi
Pakistan

Sarwat Amin Rattani
Department of Psychology, University of Karachi, Karachi
Pakistan

Sadaf Mustafa
Department of Commerce, University of Karachi, Karachi
Pakistan


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